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Annual Lobsterbake Celebrates the Community’s Referral Partners

Welch Senior Living Director of Community Relations Lynda Chuckran (second from left) stands with her referral colleagues from South Shore Health System, including far left, TJ White, community outreach liaison; Jann Ahern, vice president of home & community care operations; Lisa Royer, director of home & health resources, and Tina Dwyer, director of care coordination/community benefits officer.

For professionals in the senior living industry, the Networking Party of the summer is certainly the Lobsterbake at Village at Proprietors Green. This annual thank-you event celebrates the strong and valuable partnerships between the senior living community and its many referral colleagues, both within and outside the field of healthcare.

During this year’s event, nearly 100 healthcare and business professionals enjoyed a classic feast of lobster, clam chowder and seasonal favorites. Among those catching up with colleagues or touring the community were professionals from visiting nurse associations, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, area hospitals, home care agencies and elder care organizations. 

Managed by Welch Senior Living, Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield offers a continuum of care that includes independent living, assisted living, and memory care.

For more information or to schedule a tour, call 781-319-5061.


Kate Granigan, LICSW, C-ASWCM, CEO of LifeCare Advocates and a long-time referral partner for Village at Proprietors Green and Welch Senior Living, gets ready to dive into a delicious lobster dinner.

Mingling with colleagues you don’t see all the time is one of the many benefits of the annual Lobsterbake farewell-to-summer party. Norwell VNA and Hospice CEO Renee McInnes (left) chats with Nancy Zappolo, director of referral and case management, BaneCare South.

 

Ellen Steward, manager of client relations for Brigham and Women’s Hospital takes time for a photo with Tom Anderson, physician liaison at Brigham and Women’s, and (far right) Rose DiPietro, chief transformation officer – South Shore Health System.

Before the Lobsterbake begins, Village at Proprietors Green Executive Director Colleen Ferguson greets Elizabeth White, a Pembroke-based elder law attorney.

 

Sales Manager for Village at Proprietors Green, Mike Iarocci, greets local representatives from the Marshfield Council Aging (left to right) Edris Kelley, Lifelong Learning representative and Sheila Gagnon, vice chairperson of the Marshfield COA Board of Directors.

Plymouth resident and State Representative (First Plymouth District-R) Matt Muratore, enjoys opening remarks as referral partners are welcomed to the Lobsterbake at Village at Proprietors Green.

 

Michelle E. Woodbrey (CSA)®, CEO of 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors, greets Village at Proprietors Green Sales Manager Michael Iarocci, before the community’s annual Lobsterbake feast.

Among the many healthcare referral partners Village at Proprietors Green welcomed to the Lobsterbake was Eve Masiello, LICSW, director of the senior behavioral health center – Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth.

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Author and Actress Marianne Leone shares her New Book at Village at Proprietors Green

Actress and author Marianne Leone’s Ma Speaks Up: And a First Generation Daughter Talks Back is a story of Leone’s outspoken and often outrageous Italian immigrant mother. 

Leone, a Kingston resident, was a recent speaker at the Marshfield Council on Aging LifeLong Learning program Pub Chat Series, hosted by Village at Proprietors Green. Her memoir is filled with warmth, wit, and humor. Certainly, Leone’s remembrances will resonate with anyone who has ever experienced life as an “outsider.” And of course, it will hit a chord with all mothers and daughters. 

The author, also an acclaimed actress, had a recurring role in HBO’s The Sopranos and has appeared in several films, including Joy and Goodfellas.


Author Marianne Leone holds a copy of her most recent book, Ma Speaks Up: And a First Generation Daughter Talks Back a memoir about growing up with an Italian immigrant mother. Leone was the featured speaker at a recent Marshfield COA Pub Chat hosted by Village at Proprietors Green.

Marianne Leone signed a copy of her book for Diane Nichols who turned out to hear Leone discuss her memoir at Village at Proprietors Green.

 

 

The Sales Team at Village at Proprietors Green has their photo taken with author Marianne Leone and her husband, actor Chris Cooper. From left to right are: Cathy Baranofsky, sales assistant and move-in coordinator at the senior living community; Leone and Cooper; Mike Iarocci, sales manager and Joann Hicks, sales director at Village at Proprietors Green.

The crowd at Village at Proprietors Green was captivated by author Marianne Leone’s stories of growing up with her Italian immigrant mother. Leone, the author of Ma Speaks Up: And a First Generation Daughter Talks Back was the featured guest of the Marshfield COAs Pub Chat Series, presented at Village at Proprietors Green.

 

 

Colleen Ferguson, executive director of Village at Proprietors Green, takes a moment to chat and pose with author Marianne Leone (center) and her husband, actor Chris Cooper. Leone was at the senior living community to talk about her latest book, a memoir.

Elizabeth Pittore waits her turn to received a signed copy of author and actress Marianne Leone’s latest book. Leone was at Village at Proprietors Green to discuss Ma Speaks Up: And a First Generation Daughter Talks Back as part of the Marshfield Council on Aging LifeLong Learning program.

 

Author and actress Marianne Leone poses with her husband, actor Chris Cooper, during her recent presentation at the Marshfield COA’s Pub Chat Series. Leone talked about her latest book, a memoir about life with her Italian immigrant mother.

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Pet Therapy: A Perfect Holiday Gift at Village at Proprietors Green!

Village at Proprietors Green resident Jack O’Connell interacts with Gracie, as if she’s an old friend!

At Village at Proprietors Green, we know that visiting with animals can lift the spirits and promote a sense of well-being. Research indicates our beloved animals encourage walking, lower blood pressure, ease anxiety and promote social interaction in settings such as a senior retirement community.

One look at Village at Proprietors Green’s Gracie, a one-and-a-half-year old Havanese who serves as a Pet Therapy pup, and it’s easy to see how she assists in promoting a sense of health and well-being. For more information about the senior living community, offering independent living, assisted living and memory care, visit online: www.ProprietorsGreen.com


Picture perfect: Gracie, a one-and-a-half year-old Havanese is dressed in her holiday finery.

Gracie and Village at Proprietors Green resident Pat Dalziel, have their attention captured by activity off-camera.

Gracie’s owner, Executive Director Colleen Ferguson, poses with the Havanese at the senior living community, beautifully decorated for the Holidays!

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The Welch Group Supports Alzheimer’s Association in Annual Walk

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Welch Group Vice-President Paul Casale, Sr. congratulates Retta Dwyer, program assistant at the Welch Group’s Village at Proprietors Green, for her Grand Champion medal for personally raising $3,765 for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Welch Group employees pledged their support for the Alzheimer’s Association during the recent 2016 South Shore Walk to End Alzheimer’s held at Pilgrim Memorial State Park in Plymouth. More than $10,000 in support came from the Welch Group, including the company’s $2,500 Promise Garden sponsorship. The top team fundraisers were from the Village at Proprietors Green in Marshfield, raising more than $6,400.

Retta Dwyer, program assistant at Village at Proprietors Green, was awarded a Grand Champion Medal for personally raising $3,765, nearly double what she raised last year. Dwyer has had many loved ones affected by Alzheimer’s disease and said she was determined to “no longer be on the sidelines.”

Each year more than 1,100 people participate in the annual Walk. Locally, more than $280,000 had been raised as of the day of the event. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. The team from Allerton House Assisted Living at Harbor Park in Hingham raised $1,185. Additionally, the Welch Group once again served as a $2,500 Promise Garden Sponsor along with Volta Oil.

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and more than five million Americans are living with the disease. Nearly 15 million family members are caring for a loved one with the disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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The crowd at this year’s Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s held locally in Plymouth was estimated at over 1,100 participants.

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